Gazetteer of Planetary Nomenclature
International Astronomical Union (IAU) Working Group for Planetary System Nomenclature (WGPSN)
Planetary Names: Sulcus, sulci: Nun Sulci on Ganymede

Nun Sulci

Feature Name Nun Sulci
Clean Name Nun Sulci
Feature ID 4356
Target Ganymede
Feature Type Sulcus, sulci
Coordinate System Planetographic, +West, 0 - 360
Control Network UNKNOWN
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Continent Africa
Ethnic/Cultural
Group or Country
Egypt
Quad -
Reference [1] - Larousse Encyclopedia of Mythology, translated by R. Aldington and D. Ames: Hamlyn Publishing Group Ltd., New York, 1976.
Approval Status Adopted by IAU
Approval Date 1979
Origin Egyptian; chaos; primordial ocean; held germ of all things.
Last Updated Oct 01, 2006 3:30 PM